Zion Williamson

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Mark Menard
November 08, 2019 - 7:58 am
For the first time since his arthroscopic knee surgery two weeks ago, Pelicans #1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson spoke to the media yesterday, and he said he can feel the improvements as he continues to work his way back to getting on the court. "I do feel like I'm getting stronger day by day...
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Mark Menard
November 07, 2019 - 7:44 am
It's no secret that the biggest obstacle the Pelicans have faced this season has been the development of their defensive chemistry. The Pels D is, simply put, a mess. Coach Alvin Gentry says it's not a complicated fix. They have to keep players in front of them and stop dribble penetration. "You...
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Jim Hanzo
October 21, 2019 - 5:21 pm
At an afternoon news conference city officials say they continue to work to get the 2 bodies out of the collapsed Hard Rock hotel as leaders shift to recovering the bodies inside. Fire Chief Tim McConnell talked about what they are working with. "One of the first victims we found, the first victim...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) brings the ball up the court against the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center.
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Amos Morale III
October 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm
The NBA's No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks after having surgery Monday to repair a torn right lateral meniscus, the New Orleans Perlicans announced in a news release. The the surgery was performed by Dr. Jason Folk and team orthopedic surgeon Dr. Misty...
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Don Ames
October 18, 2019 - 1:37 pm
The NBA's newest star will miss his team's season opener and at least the first game of his rookie year with a knee injury. According to a Pelicans' spokesperson, Zion Williamson, the team's No. 1 draft pick is expected to miss “a period of weeks” due to the injury originally incurred during an Oct...
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Don Ames
October 17, 2019 - 10:37 pm
The NBA's newest star will miss the final preseason game of his rookie season with a knee injury. According to a Pelicans' spokesperson, Zion Williamson will sit out Friday's game against the New York Knicks with "right knee soreness." Zion did not travel with the team to New York on Thursday and...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) shoots over Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles (2) in the second half at the Smoothie King Center.
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Amos Morale III
October 11, 2019 - 11:38 pm
The Pelicans are now 3-0 in the preseason after a second-straight come-from-behind victory. Earlier this week, New Orleans erased a 23-point deficit to beat the Bulls in Chicago, 127-125. This win came at home against the Utah Jazz as New Orleans picked up a 128-127 victory in front of the...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) dunks during a open practice at the Smoothie King Center.
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Amos Morale III
October 05, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin took the microphone at the end of the Pelicans open practice Saturday at the Smoothie-King Center and called on the NBA’s top draft pick to give the fans one last dunk before they went home. Zion Williamson had missed on a couple spectacular attempts...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) poses for a portrait during Media Day at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.
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Amos Morale III
October 02, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Two days into Pelicans training camp and New Orleans' top draft pick Zion Williamson is already delivering the "wow" moments. Williamson threw down an alleyoop of a pass from fellow new Pelican Lonzo Ball that bounced off the backboard. The dunk had all of his teammates and coaches out of their...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) poses for a portrait during Media Day at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.
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Amos Morale III
September 30, 2019 - 5:43 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans held their annual Media Day Monday morning ahead of the start of training camp and most of the talk surrounding the completely renovated roster was about the franchise’s biggest offseason acquisition in the No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson. “He’s a mutant,” Pelicans...
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